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  • SMS names Students of the Month

    Sycamore Middle School has named its Students of the Month for October. The sixth-grade students are Cheyanne Judd, Heidi Hoyos, Hannah Ekstrom and Ga ...
    Nov. 11, 2015 - 11:00 am
  • Matthew West earns Eagle award

    Matthew West, a member of Boy Scout Troop 33 chartered at First Lutheran Church in DeKalb, recently was awarded the Eagle rank, the highest award achi ...
    Nov. 11, 2015 - 10:59 am
  • Sycamore High School receives musical instrument donation

    The Sycamore High School Music Department recently received a donation of an alto saxophone and trumpet from Deb Weber and George Ohlin.
    Nov. 11, 2015 - 10:59 am
  • St. George plans annual bake sale

    St. George Greek Orthodox Church will hold its annual Thanksgiving Bake Sale from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Nov. 21 at the church at 320 S. Second St., DeKalb.
    Nov. 11, 2015 - 10:58 am
  • The Art Box hosts ‘Under a Starry Night’

    “Under a Starry Night,” is a romantic title for a group art exhibition starring DeKalb Gallery artists at The Art Box, 308 E. Lincoln Highway in DeKal ...
    Nov. 11, 2015 - 11:02 am
  • Holiday tours set at Ellwood House Museum

    Kick off the holiday season with a tour of the elegantly decorated Ellwood House in DeKalb. View the historic home of barbed wire baron Isaac Ellwood ...
    Nov. 20, 2015 - 6:06 pm
  • Barb City Manor veterans share stories of WWII

    According to the United State Department of Veterans Affairs, there were 16,112,566 members of the United States Armed Forces during World War II. As ...
    Nov. 11, 2015 - 10:52 am
  • Living history: St. Mary students to bring World War II stories to life

    DeKALB – Growing up after World War II, Denny Vaupel remembers his parents talking about the war and hearing about Pearl Harbor and atomic bombs.
    Nov. 11, 2015 - 10:51 am
  • Pumpkin Festival baking contest winners named

    Here are the results of the 2015 Pumpkin Festival Baking Contest. The contest is sponsored by the Sycamore Rotary Club; the recipients were presented ...
    Nov. 10, 2015 - 9:48 am
  • Sycamore Pumpkin Festival Parade winners

    Here is a list of the 2015 Pumpkin Festival Parade winners:FLOATSBest of Parade: Ideal Industries(Co ...
    Nov. 10, 2015 - 9:49 am
  • First edition of 'Hybrid Corn & Purebred People' reprinted

    Barry Schrader, who has published two books of his favorite Daily Chronicle columns over the years, has reprinted his first book of 100 columns dating ...
    Nov. 10, 2015 - 9:56 am
  • Sycamore opens collection site for Christmas project

    First Baptist Church of Sycamore will serve as a collection site for Operation Christmas Child – the world’s largest Christmas project of its kind.
    Nov. 10, 2015 - 9:45 am
  • DeKalb County Sheriff’s app offers weather, other alerts

    As winter approaches, DeKalb County Sheriff Roger Scott is reminding residents of the sheriff’s office free app, known as the Mobile Patrol Safety App ...
    Nov. 10, 2015 - 9:36 am
  • Kougars baseball players read to Malta students

    MALTA – As the second event of the Champions Read program, the Kishwaukee Kougars baseball team travelled to Malta Elementary School to read to 53 fir ...
    Nov. 10, 2015 - 9:37 am
  • DeKalb County Health Department to recycle broken string lights

    DeKalb County Health Department has begun collecting old holiday lights for recycling. Residents can ...
    Nov. 10, 2015 - 9:36 am